Vetting Candidates by the Constitution, Criterion 3: Constitutional Ambition vs. Personal Ambition

Every position has rightful authority and constitutional power, and the responsibility to use it. A constitutional candidate appreciates that the purpose of government is to secure and defend the liberty and private property of the people.

Vetting Candidates By the Constitution, Criterion Two: Self-Interest

Should government be in the business of taking care of you for free, or making sure you are free to take care of your business? The Democratic Party is currently asserting that the Constitution of the United States of America is outdated and irrelevant. They claim that the necessities for survival are basic human rights, […]

Vetting Candidates by the Constitution, Criterion One: Faction

The primary purpose of any elected official is to protect the liberty—the ability to choose—of the constituents. The greatest threat to liberty is man’s own base nature operating in faction.  According to James Madison, the source of faction is man’s own nature, “The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man…” […]